Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Leaside’s CGS lemonade and cookie sale funds to Nepal | The South Bayview Bulldog

Leaside’s CGS lemonade and cookie sale funds to Nepal | The South Bayview Bulldog: "Kids at Children’s Garden School have fulfilled their pledge to the CGS Principal’s Club by earning and donating $400 to the UNICEF Earthquake Relief Fund in aid of those struck so hard by multiple quakes in Nepal. The Principal’s Club teaches the selfless duty of philanthropy."



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Monday, May 18, 2015

Musical chairs for charity: USA students raise money with childhood game | AL.com

Musical chairs for charity: USA students raise money with childhood game | AL.com: "As future South Alabama alumni, the weight and responsibility placed on our shoulders will only grow heavier as we grow older, and it is never too early to begin improving the lives of others," she said."



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Dunes Learning Center receives $7,000 from VU students to fund Mighty Acorns : Duneland Community News

Dunes Learning Center receives $7,000 from VU students to fund Mighty Acorns : Duneland Community News: "CHESTERTON | Valparaiso University students awarded Dunes Learning Center a $7,000 grant as part of a special American literature and experiential philanthropy course.

Traditions of Giving and Serving in American Life introduces students to writings about charity and service, while taking them through a real-world grant development process. The program is made possible by the generous support of the Learning by Giving Foundation. Founded by Doris Buffett, Warren Buffett’s sister, this national organization is dedicated to teaching effective charitable giving."



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Friday, May 15, 2015

Inspiring youth philanthropy

Inspiring youth philanthropy: "Scott knows whereof she speaks. During high school, helping found and fund a nonprofit led her to become a Youth Advisory Council member and leader for In Youth We Trust at the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. “I saw all the facets of philanthropic organizations and how wonderful the work was,” she said. “After that, I knew I wanted to work in philanthropy as my career.”"



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Friday, May 08, 2015

Students' spring break uncovers 'infectious' work

Students' spring break uncovers 'infectious' work: "Both girls joined their Baptist Campus Ministry (BCM) team of 18 students on spring break from Eastern Kentucky University of Richmond, Ky. For most of the team, including sophomore Campbell and senior Wilcox, it was their first disaster relief ministry experience.

The students traded their spring vacations for 12-hour workdays and paid $250 each for the week to go and serve others in Long Island, N. Y. Their day began with breakfast at 6:30 a.m. and was followed by devotion and prayer time before the students divided into three work groups for job site assignments."



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Monday, May 04, 2015

Broadbridge Heath boy’s mountain climb for charity - West Sussex County Times

Broadbridge Heath boy’s mountain climb for charity - West Sussex County Times: "he ten-year-old will be completing the climb to raise money for charity Children With Cancer whom he has had a very close connection with for most of his life.

Ed was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia when he was two-and-a-half-years-old and has been in and out of hospital for the past seven years."



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Philanthropy student helps provide sports gear to those in need: Student Spotlights: Spotlights & Profiles: Inside IUPUI: Indiana University

Philanthropy student helps provide sports gear to those in need: Student Spotlights: Spotlights & Profiles: Inside IUPUI: Indiana University: "The philanthropic spirit that Boone exhibited then led him to come to IUPUI and pursue a career in the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. And it also drew national attention from the Christian Science Monitor and Yahoo.com, who did stories on the nonprofit organization Boone launched. The attention helped earn the IUPUI student a nomination in the Jefferson Awards Lead360 program, a part of the Jefferson Awards Foundation"



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Friday, May 01, 2015

Morehead State University :: April :: ‘Chuck it for Charity’ slated for May 1-11

Morehead State University :: April :: ‘Chuck it for Charity’ slated for May 1-11: "“Chuck it for Charity” is a campus move out donation campaign in which Goodwill of Kentucky is providing donations bins in several locations on campus so that students can donate gently used clothing, shoes, small appliances, decor, books and school supplies and miscellaneous household goods"



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Spring Lake girl to perform during 2015 Wish Ball-West Michigan | Grand Haven Tribune

Spring Lake girl to perform during 2015 Wish Ball-West Michigan | Grand Haven Tribune: "From getting Spring Lake Intermediate School involved in raising money to forgoing birthday gifts in lieu of donations, Matt and Nicole said they receive information about their daughter inspiring other people. Aubrey has also been nominated for the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award through the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Voting ends Friday.

Aubrey’s Facebook page"



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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Miles for Smiles, Press Uncuffed place first in Do Good Challenge - The Diamondback : News

Miles for Smiles, Press Uncuffed place first in Do Good Challenge - The Diamondback : News: "Miles for Smiles, a team working to get better dental care for children in rural Honduras, and Press Uncuffed, a group raising awareness about imprisoned journalists around the world, each took home the $5,000 grand prize in their category at the Do Good Challenge on Tuesday.
The fourth annual event, held in Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, ends the eight-week competition between 69 student teams, each with a chosen cause and philanthropy plan."



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Monday, April 27, 2015

Telecom operators slash call rates to quake-hit Nepal - The Economic Times

Telecom operators slash call rates to quake-hit Nepal - The Economic Times: "Telecom operators MTS India and Tata Teleservices today said they have slashed charges for calls made to earthquake-hit Nepal to support disaster relief efforts.

State-run telecom firms BSNL and MTNL, and private companies like AirtelBSE -1.83 % and Idea CellularBSE 2.03 % have already announced reduction in charges or made free calls to Nepal, where over 2,000 people were killed after a devastating earthquake yesterday.
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Friday, April 24, 2015

The Daily Pennsylvanian :: Students pledge 10 percent of future income

The Daily Pennsylvanian :: Students pledge 10 percent of future income: "or the rest of their lives, four Penn students have decided to give 10 percent of what they earn to charity. 

On Monday, the students joined Giving What We Can, a national organization whose 1,000 members have pledged to donate 10 percent of their future lifetime income to charities working to eradicate poverty. Part of a movement towards “effective altruism,” GWWC aims to do the most possible good with the money available. Effective altruism means not just giving more, but giving more effectively."



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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Philanthropist by Design | Planned Giving Design Center

Philanthropist by Design | Planned Giving Design Center: "Rod:    What we focus on is helping advisors do a lot better with communication and building relationships with the clients and then helping the clients prepare their kids for what they’re going to get which helps keep the family together.  That doesn’t happen without good communication, so that’s a key point for all of it."



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Teen-focused nonprofits receive grants - Waynesboro News Virginian: The News Virginian

Teen-focused nonprofits receive grants - Waynesboro News Virginian: The News Virginian: "Several local nonprofits were recognized Wednesday night and received grants from the Youth Philanthropy Council for their work with teens and young adults. This year, the council was able to increase their grant funding to better support causes that support teens, including CASA for Children and the Waynesboro Salvation Army "



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Monday, April 20, 2015

Nancy Lublin, CEO of DoSomething.org Moves to Crisis Charity She Founded - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Nancy Lublin, CEO of DoSomething.org Moves to Crisis Charity She Founded - The Chronicle of Philanthropy: "Nancy Lublin announced Tuesday that she is stepping down from DoSomething.org to take the helm at Crisis Text Line, the nonprofit she founded in 2013.
After 12 years as chief executive of the youth volunteerism charity DoSomething.org, Nancy Lublin announced Tuesday that she is stepping down to take the helm at Crisis Text Line, a nonprofit she founded in 2013 to provide counseling through text messages."



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Pittsfield teens using soccer to help poor youths in Haiti - Washington Times

Pittsfield teens using soccer to help poor youths in Haiti - Washington Times: "Here you’re so used to so much structure and organization to the game,” said Pittsfield High School sophomore Jackson Rich. “But there, they don’t have the resources or the equipment or anything. They have to make do. But when they’re out there playing, they’re loving every minute of it.”

Rich, who traveled to Haiti last January, enlisted his friends to join him on the journey back there during the spring school recess. They’ll be volunteer coaches through the Housatonic-based nonprofit, HotFutbol - “Hot” being an acronym for “health, opportunity, and training.”"



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Teens, Social Media and Technology Overview 2015 : FundRaising Success

Teens, Social Media and Technology Overview 2015 : FundRaising Success:



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Students play piano for charity at NorthPark Mall - OurQuadCities

Students play piano for charity at NorthPark Mall - OurQuadCities

Friday, April 17, 2015

New ASU program helps undergrads change the world

New ASU program helps undergrads change the world: "ncoming freshmen of all majors can apply to join the Public Service Academy, a four-year program of classes, hands-on experiences and internships to create working relationships between civilians and military personnel and collaborations among the public, private and non-profit sectors. It launches in August."



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Printing prosthetics: 3-D printers make 'superhero' hands for kids in need - WTOP

Printing prosthetics: 3-D printers make 'superhero' hands for kids in need - WTOP: "A class of fifth-graders at Western Salisbury Elementary School near Allentown, Pennsylvania, learned about Chi and his work at Johns Hopkins from an online news service. They knew he was printing hands for kids, but wondered if they could convince him to make one for their beloved fourth-grade teacher, Patty Anderson."



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Printing prosthetics: 3-D printers make 'superhero' hands for kids in need - WTOP

Printing prosthetics: 3-D printers make 'superhero' hands for kids in need - WTOP: "A class of fifth-graders at Western Salisbury Elementary School near Allentown, Pennsylvania, learned about Chi and his work at Johns Hopkins from an online news service. They knew he was printing hands for kids, but wondered if they could convince him to make one for their beloved fourth-grade teacher, Patty Anderson."



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Friday, April 10, 2015

Ride of the Mustang reaches $500,000 goal for cancer research | Local Sports | Airdrie City View

Ride of the Mustang reaches $500,000 goal for cancer research | Local Sports | Airdrie City View: "Founded in 2011, the event has become one of the top fundraisers organized by students in Alberta, with all proceeds going towards the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation to benefit the support of children’s cancer research.
According to student organizer Breanne McPhee, the “Ride for Five” target could not have been attained without the last minute partnership with École Edwards Elementary School, which had 500 of its students taking part in 10-minute intervals on tricycles.
“It’s been fantastic to see the entire community behind the cause,” said McPhee. “It just goes to show regardless of how young or old, or how big or small, you can still make a difference for a great cause.”"



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KONP / Local News / Youth donates money to PC Foundation

KONP / Local News / Youth donates money to PC Foundation: "While most 5-year-olds dream of receiving trendy toys on their birthdays, Port Angeles resident Layla Parker had a different idea this year.
Following a family discussion on making a charitable donation in lieu of more traditional birthday gifts, Layla decided to collect money for the Peninsula College Foundation."



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